IH2O Asia Cohort 4 Application Launch

5th August 2022
IH2O Asia Cohort 4 Application Launch

Water Startups Invited to Apply to Imagine H2O Asia Today

SWA is happy to share that our partner Imagine H2O Asia is accepting applications for Cohort 4. Imagine H2O Asia unlocks access to water innovation in South and Southeast Asia by connecting global startups to new markets, partners and pilot support from our Singapore hub. If you’re based out of Asia-Pacific, or a global startup looking to enter or expand into the region, you are invited to apply.

• The program is open to both global and Singapore-based startups
• No physical relocation is required. Participants may be required to travel to Singapore for physical events run by Imagine H2O Asia, with travel stipends provided
• Imagine H2O does not ask for equity, and there are no program fees

A short program launch teaser video can be viewed here.

About Imagine H2O Asia

Imagine H2O Asia is the first accelerator exclusively focused on building and scaling water technology startups across the Asia-Pacific. From its Singapore hub, over 30 startups have benefited from our accelerator and market access services, and are now deploying their solutions across seven countries in the region. Imagine H2O Asia is supported by Enterprise Singapore, SUEZ, Xylem, Kurita, Kubota, PUB, ADB and the World Bank.

Why apply?

All startups benefit from the following:

• Market Access: Receive dedicated in-country mentors and travel stipends for customer discovery and market research, as well as showcase at major exhibitions including Singapore International Water Week
• Startup Development: Participate in personalized support and group training sessions to adapt your solution and business model for the region
• Pilot Funding & In-Country Support: Access pilot co-funding awards to help acquire your first reference cases in the region, and receive on-the-ground implementation support for projects

Depending on your startup profile, your program experience will be customized based on your technology readiness and status in the region. Learn more about our two-track approach here.

How do I apply?

• Step 1: Fill out the pre-application here.
• Step 2: Once pre-application is approved (~48 hours), fill out the FULL application.
• Deadline: August 5, 2022. 11:59 PM SGT

If Imagine H2O Asia isn’t a fit for your company at this stage, you may explore our other programs: Accelerator and/or Urban Water Challenge (UWC). Pre-applications for the Accelerator and UWC are open now, and full applications for them launch on August 17.

You may find more information on our different programs and eligibility here, as well as a detailed FAQ here. If you have any questions, please email Imagine H2O at startups@imagineh2o.org.